re·​price (ˌ)rē-ˈprīs How to pronounce reprice (audio)
repriced; repricing

transitive verb

: to change the price of (something, such as a retail product)
In the continuing wave of movies on video that are being repriced by major studios, Nelson, HBO and MGM/UA each announced this summer that a batch of old titles would be rereleased at $15 apiece.Video Review
: to find out the price of (something) again
The … second reason I want you to go back and reprice it: If your fare has dropped … , then you might be able to go back and request a refund or a voucher …Tom Parsons

Examples of reprice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One thing Wells Fargo has done to stem that tide of cash is to reduce some deposits that are expected to reprice more quickly in response to rising rates. Telis Demos, WSJ, 23 Apr. 2021 But a significant tightening cycle would likely cause market volatility to surge and assets to reprice. Kevin Warsh, WSJ, 12 Dec. 2021 Though activity in the loan market is high this year, a lot of it has been to refinance or reprice existing debt, according to LCD. Telis Demos, WSJ, 18 Mar. 2021 Market participants are deeply split over whether the utility commission should reprice the electricity sales, with some expressing concern that such dramatic state intervention would shake investors’ faith in the Texas power market. Russell Gold, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2021 That's what people are thinking, that certainly the market dramatically repriced on Thursday and Friday, Chuck. Nbc Universal, NBC News, 12 Mar. 2023 The market is right to reprice the ... Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 22 July 2022 Postcrisis regulations mean banks hold more short-term loans, which can quickly reprice to higher interest rates. David Benoit, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2021 It couldn’t be determined if the latest tweets were a negotiating tactic to abandon the transaction or reprice the deal. Sarah E. Needleman, WSJ, 13 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of reprice was in 1589

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“Reprice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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